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Literature and academic books approximately local americans often current stereotypical photos or depict the folks as they existed 1000s of years in the past. trying to dispel misrepresentations, this e-book examines local American tradition because it exists at the present time in addition to its ancient heritage. Reproducible actions, biographies of actual humans, and actual history details aid educators current a pragmatic and numerous photo of local americans within the 20th century. With each one lesson, the authors comprise a advised grade point, fabrics checklist, targets, readings, actions, enrichment extensions, and a listing of assets for extra examine. Chapters conceal floor principles, houses and setting, growing to be up and getting older, an afternoon within the lifestyles, communications, arts, economics, and socio-political struggles. Appendixes comprise oral background instructions, international info assets, lists of local media, and comparable websites.

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Lengthy bibliography. Jojola, Theodore S. "Public Image," in Native America in the Twentieth Century: An Encyclopedia, Mary B. Davis, ed. New York: Garland, 1994, 48386. From Columbus to Chief Illiniwek (University of Illinois mascot), this Isleta Pueblo scholar sums up Indian images and the need for Natives to revise their own images. Slapin, Beverly, and Doris Seale. Through Indian Eyes: The Native Experience in Books for Children. Philadelphia: New Society Publishers, 1992. break Page 10 Stedman, Raymond William.

Suggest students begin by looking at town seals (Hackensack, New Jersey, uses Chief Oratamin who lived in the mid-1600s on its seal), billboards, store windows, and signs with business logos, for example, Mohawk Carpets, Mutual of Omaha Companies, Lawn Chief grass mower, Pontiac car, banks, restaurants, inns, and so on. Students can photograph/draw the image andcontinue Page 13 make an illustrated report of their findings. Have them discuss the end result of seeing these anachronisms on a daily basis.

1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Team Names, Mascots, and Logos 204 Page ix Appendix A Oral History Guidelines 209 Appendix B Global Information Sources 211 Appendix C National Native News Radio Stations 213 Appendix D Web Sites 219 Resources 223 American Indian Curriculum Units or Sources 223 Audiovisual Resources 225 Catalogs of Native American Books 226 Periodicals 227 Bibliography 229 Books for Students and Teachers 229 Contemporary Art Books 232 Photography Books 233 Glossary 235 Index 237 About the Authors 243 Page xi Acknowledgments Yvonne is grateful to all of the following: Jeff Kalin, Joseph Bruchac, Jim Murphy, Karen Taylor, Carmen Katcher, Wanda Locklear at LRDC, Cindy Kane, Mrs.

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